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This craft category is a huge collection of creative DIY home decors, DIY garden decors and furniture makeover ideas! DIY home decors and frugal home decorating ideas, pallet furniture, vintage and shabby chic style home decors, rustic home decors, DIY garden decors, handmade garden furniture, garden toys, furniture painting, furniture remodeling / furniture makeovers, free DIY furniture plans, home makeover ideas and everything about creative home decorating and garden decorating!
DIY Green paper leaf garland - easy paper decor
Frame your furniture or spice up your party with this beautiful creative paper leaf garland ! This DIY paper leaf garland by The House That Lars Built is a beautiful home decor but also perfect for summer gatherings or even winter gatherings as it has that holiday air. Plus: this paper garland is easy-peasy to make! Add a punch of color with striking colored paper garlands that make ideal backdrops for any decor. With a wide variety of papers available, you can make countless hanging decorative crafts, setting the right mood inside the house just before a party.
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Easy DIY dimensional paper bird - spring decoration (free printable)
We hope you will enjoy these simple-to-make paper birds which will to brighten up any house or work desk. The paper bird printable is available at instructables.com for free ! Print out the parts, score the dotted and dashed lines and cut along the solid lines before carefully cutting out the parts. To make the bird extra colorful, print it out and use it as a folding and cutting template in a colorful patterned paper. Cut out both sets of parts then use the legs, feet and beak from one color and the remaining parts from the other color. Once you are done you can make a matching, complementary bird with the remaining set of parts.
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DIY Felt owl baby mobile (free sewing pattern)
This DIY Felt owl baby mobile is actually a surprisingly easy little craft project! Felt is very simple to handle , even if you are a beginner in hand sewing ! You could add additional ornaments like birds, moons, but we like the simplicity of this felt baby mobile design. Once it's done, you'll see how beautifully this felt baby mobile moves: the clouds are constantly in motion. You may find yourself just staring at them for minutes on end.
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DIY Round fruit slice pillows - fun summer decor
Want to add some fun to your summer decor ? One of the quickest ( and most inexpensive ) ways is to change the pillows. Pillows are eye-catching and something that everyone notices & appreciates. These fun fruit slice pillows by Studio DIY can be created in an afternoon, and they will add some fresh summer vibe and a pinch of whimsy to your living room, the kids’ playroom, the sun porch or other rooms in your home. Happy Crafting!
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DIY Herringbone denim pillows - patchwork and recycling
Ashbee Design sharing a new denim pillow tutorial  with us today that combines chevron stripes, ombre color gradation and old jeans all into one! Talk about mixing trends! Photography just doesn't do justice to how rich a fabric these old denim pants became. It is soft yet strong. We just love this herringbone denim pillow! It really adds lots of style to any boring old sofa!  Although the denim pillow looks like it's difficult to piece together, it's really quite easy! Marji will walk you through the steps of crafting your own chevron fabric from scraps so you to can use it for projects! If you are a beginner in patchwork that's absolutely not a problem, read this nice step-by-step herringbone denim pillow tutorial and be a master patcher!
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DIY Glowing watering can made with fairy lights - garden decor
Today we have a beautiful garden DIY project to share with you. This glowing watering can with fairy lights is so beautiful and SO easy to make ! Pick a special spot in your garden or yard ( maybe even your fairy garden ) where you’d like to hang these glowing lights pouring from a watering can. It’s gorgeous and unique! To make a glowing watering can with lights that look like they are pouring water, you will need the following supplies: w atering can, ( outdoor ) fairy lights, s hepard’s hook and a screwdriver. This magical DIY light pouring watering can may look difficult to make but it's a very easy and quick garden decor project with gorgeous outcome!
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Easy DIY pistachio flower (pista shell flower) - frugal home decor
This step-by-step video tutorial by Gifts and Crafts Ideas shows how to make gorgeous flower shaped tea candle holders out of recycled pistachio shells. These pistachio shell flower tea candle holders are simply gorgeous, super easy to make and it costs practically nothing. What a great way to upcycle something that you usually throw out! The finished pistachio shell flower candle holders are the perfect addition to any shabby chic or rustic decor. Glue them on a cute spring or fall sign as a flower or just use them as a tea candle holder to make a great last minute gift for Mother's Day.
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4 Easy DIY Valentine's day decor
Kimberly has a fun Valentine’s Day Mantel to share with you today, created and updated with Martha Stewart craft supplies! Click on the link below to watch what Kimberly used to create these easy DIY Valentine's day decors and how you can incorporate these lovely last-minute Valentine's decors into your home! What do you think? We think it’s simple, but oh so fun!
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Tissue paper butterfly sun catcher - spring craft for kids (free template)
These butterfly tissue paper sun catchers by Mommy Scene are vibrantly colorful accents for decorating your windows this spring ! Plus your kids will love that you're displaying something they made themselves! These colorful butterfly sun catchers are super easy and fun to make , you will need only a few simple craft materials to make them. You can use Mommy Scene's free printable butterfly template to create your very own beautiful tissue paper butterfly sun catcher:
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DIY Pallet wood hose holder with planter (woodworking plan)
This DIY Pallet wood hose holder with planter is perfect for holding a hose, and when it’s not in use, it looks so pretty! As with any woodworking project, the supplies and instructions might seem complicated, but they really aren’t! Especially with the help of Diy Candy's nice step-by-step written tutorial! You can use any colorful spring flowers and plants to decorate your DIY Pallet wood hose holder box, or you can add an extra wood panel to the top and use it as a useful garden table!  This DIY pallet garden hose caddy is great way to hide a hose, but still have it accessible for when you are gardening.
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DIY Sparkly clothespin dragonfly - summer craft idea for kids
Do you and your kids love to sit and observe insects outside during the summer? One of our favorites to observe is dragonflies. They are absolutely gorgeous don’t you think? If you are big fans of them like me you are going to love this sparkly clothespin dragonfly craft. It makes a fabulous insect craft for kids and summer kids craft. You can turn this darling clothespin dragonfly craft into fridge magnets by gluing magnets onto the back of the clothespins. Now you can display kids’ artwork, your to-do list, or important papers in style on your fridge.
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DIY Beach inspired pallet art with a seahorse - summer decor
Bring the feel of the beach to your home! This colorful seahorse beach pallet art by Darice will be a fun addition to your summer patio decor. Visit blog.darice.com and learn how easy it is to turn a pallet into a beautiful DIY beach art for summer! This simple and stylish artwork will help you bring the beach back home with you so that you can spend the whole season surrounded by waves and nautical goodness!
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Easy DIY Clay garden markers - garden decoration
Take the guesswork out of gardening with these super cute and easy DIY garden markers by Oh, The Things We'll Make! Setting seeds and waiting for them to grow into full-fledged plants, flowers or fruits is much like seeing your child grow. It is natural for you to want to clearly identify all of your plants and species, so that you don’t mix them up and end up ruining all your hard work. With these super cute and easy DIY garden markers your plants also will be clearly identified when you want to show them off to your friends and family. Best of all, these DIY plant markers are super easy to make and they're pretty unique too!
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DIY Paper plate Easter egg wreath - fun Easter craft for kids
If you’re looking for an easy and fun Easter craft for your kids – you’ve definitely come to the right place! This time Kids Craft Room will teach you how to make this fun paper plate Easter wreath in no time from simple craft materials. The kids will love making these paper plate Easter wreaths ! This paper plate Easter wreath is such a simple and accessible craft for children to have fun creating at home and at school! Follow Kids Craft Room's step-by-step tutorial and let the fun begin:
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Wall tea candle holder from tin cans
With the help of this detailed craft tutorial you can make this cute wall decoration : a diy tea candle holder from upcycled tin cans! If you don't like tea candles, you can use this idea to store little toys or succulents as well.
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Inexpensive wreath base with toilet paper rolls - recycling
With this brilliant lifehacking craft idea you can create a sturdy wreath base from nothing! You just need some toilet paper rolls and a little tape to make this inexpensive wreath base. Unbelievably creative, yet simple and easy! This tp roll werath base can be a perfect addition to your christmas or easter decoration just decorate it with different decor elements such as: ribbons, pine branches, toys, faux grass or a fluffy scarf! This super cheap wreath base is a great way to repurpose some paper junk and made a gorgeous handmade decor at the same time!
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DIY hexagon (honeycomb) shelves from popsicle sticks
"Our favorite craft projects are those that take something mundane, utilitarian or used up and transform it into something beautiful. Well, it doesn’t get much more ordinary than popsicle sticks! I’m guessing most of us haven’t given them much thought since about third grade. But that is going to change today with these DIY popsicle stick (hexagon) honeycomb shelves! It’s super affordable–like less than $10 for the entire set of honeycomb shelves. It’s very doable, and most of all, it just looks freaking awesome and oh so mid-century-modern-Mad-Men-ish up on the wall."
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DIY Simple & quick miniature wire bonsai tree
A bundle of copper wire can be something else: a beautiful bonsai. These miniature trees are just like the real ones that so many people have fallen in love with, but these wire bonsai can last forever. T wist, coil, and curl metal wires into gorgeous bonsai sculptures. Master different techniques to ensure that every branch, leaf, and root comes out looking like the real thing, and with a bit of practice you will be the master of wire bonsai!
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DIY wooden clock advent calendar - Christmas decoration
We never got into advent calendars until we had children, but now we just love them! Advent calendars gives the kids a great way to visualize how close Christmas is! For this year create something different and special: make a DIY rustic wooden clock advent calendar!  Look how gorgeous and unique is this wooden calendar! And it's super cheap and simple to make! Visit this great DIY blog , follow along the tutorial and create your own gorgeous vintage style DIY wooden clock advent calendar.
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Leaf clay bowl - easy fall craft
Are you looking for an easy but still gorgeous ( and usefull ) fal craft for yourself or for the kids ? Try these autumn leaf bowls ! The autumn leaf clay bowl can be a perfect gift for a teacher or a simple but still beautiful fall decor ! You can make the leaf bowls with any air drying clay / polimer clay or even with a homemade salt-dough ! Paint them to a nice fall color or use any vibrant/pastel color, it will be good in any form! ( You can alterate the leaf bowl's shape as well if you don't love mapple leaves )
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DIY Honeycomb balls - easy party decor with tissue paper
Learn how to make honeycomb balls with kite paper from this Crafting Hours video. Hanging decorations look fantastic on every occasion. Moreover it is very easy to make such paper ball decorations at home. Just follow the stepwise procedure shown in this video to make honeycomb paper balls. You can use these balls for ceiling decoration as well as in the form of hanging decorations in parties or special occasions. Also known as honeycomb pom poms, such paper balls give a beautiful look to your home decor. You can even use these balls for Christmas decorations by doing it as Christmas crafts activity with your friends and family members. So, do not wait any longer and start making these honeycomb paper balls now!
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Fat quarter fold up basket (free sewing pattern)
This fabric storage basket tutorial by Sew Can She will get you organized in style! Plus these adorable little fabric baskets are reversible and fold up when not in use! How brilliant is this? The size of these lovely little fabric baskets is easy to handle, fast to make, and wouldn't waste fabric because the fat quarter size is perfect! And they are perfect for holding patterns, pieces of a project in progress, and other small things:
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DIY Bee box - how to make a bug hotel (insect hotel)
Everyone knows that bees are in trouble. Habitat loss is largely to blame. So why not give our little pollinator friends a leg up with this simple bee box project by Cottage Life ? Your garden is home to hundreds of species of bees , including solitary mason bees , which pollinate up to threetimes more than their honey-producing relatives. They love to nest in dark, narrow tunnels, such as the bamboo tubes used in this design. Paint your bee boxes in bright, floral colors, and you’ve got a cozy home base for the local pollinators to nest in when they’re not sampling nearby flowers.
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Origami autumn leaves - fall leaf wreath with paper folding
Origami (paper folding) is not just only an inexpensive craft technique to make gorgeous decors but it's also develops fine-motor skills! For this year's fall make a beautiful wreath  with the kids with this few easy paper folding steps! This origami paper leaf is so simple, even the smallest kids can create some! You can use any colorful origami papers, tea bags, or leftower wrapping papers to fold these cute autumn leaves in minutes! This fall decor is perfect for your home, the classroom or for the kindergarten.
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Oriental lattice quilt ( quilting tutorial + free pattern )
A quilt project inspired by traditional oriental lattice windows that are still commonly found in many parts of East and Southeast Asia. Many such lattice windows contain curved elements, but Sew, Jahit has chosen a simple still beautiful design with only straight lines for this quilt. Read on for a pattern guide and make your own gorgeous oriental lattice quilt now:
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DIY Watermelon planter (watermelon pot) - summer decor
Create an vibrant summer mood by using a watermelon pot for your greenery. Regular terracotta pots are great and all, but these watermelon planters are definite statement-makers. This craft tutorial by Pysselbolaget offers step-by-step instructions and visual guidance on how to make a fun watermelon planter. Fun, vibrant colors like red and pink provide that sharp contrast for an exciting piece. Want to get creative with flower pots ? This creative painting technique and the watermelon pots will be your next favorite craft project!
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DIY Little gourd tea candle holder - quick fall decor
This little gourd tea candle holder by Stephanie Rose from Garden Therapy is a super fun and gorgeous last-minute fall decor project that will bring a little garden to your table. These miniature gourd candle holders are elegant, cozy, fun to make, and surprisingly long-lasting. Gourds are a much harder version of pumpkins, making them perfect for decor that can hold its own for the fall season. Gourds can be found in most any grocery store in the fall, but they are also very easy to grow ! Follow Stephanie Rose's tutorial and create your own little pumpkin tea candle holders in no time:
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Crocheted snowflake garland - free crochet pattern
Christmas is just around the corner and we would like to share with you something special for your Christmas tree: a free gorgeous crochet snowflake garland! What's fits better to your home at Christmas / winter than beautiful delicate snowflakes ! With this detailed crochet tutorial you can crochet this beautiful crochet snowflake garland easily, even if you are a beginner in crocheting!
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